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Bharti Airtel collaborating with SK Telecom to develop 5G technology

India — Bharti Airtel has entered into an strategic alliance with SK Telecom to leverage SK Telecom’s expertise to build the advanced telecom network and together work in developing 5G network technology, NFV, SDN, and IoT. Airtel…

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LG Uplus rolls out NFV-based routing solution for evolution to 5G network

South Korea — South Korean leading mobile and internet data services provider LG Uplus has rolled out Korea’s first-ever carrier-grade virtual routing deployment as part of a broad infrastructure solution, supporting its evolution towards a…

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SmarTone signs ‘pre-5G’ contract with Ericsson

Hong Kong — SmarTone has signed a 5-year contract with Ericsson for the supply of core and radio access network (RAN) equipment. SmarTone CTO, Stephen Chau, said, “SmarTone is pleased to extend our strategic partnership…


Red Hat, Ericsson announce alliance focusing IoT, 5G

Sweden — Red Hat and Ericsson announced a broad alliance to deliver fully open source and production-ready cloud infrastructure, spanning OpenStack, software-defined networking (SDN) and software-defined infrastructure (SDI). Ericsson and Red Hat are working together…


Huawei Releases UBB 2020 White Paper

Huawei released its UBB 2020 White Paper at the 2016 Mobile World Congress (MWC). This White Paper, entitled “Open Roads to UBB 2020”, covers the UBB industry vision as well as the operators’ UBB business…


VMware demonstrates vCloud NFV momentum at MWC

VMware showcased the company’s momentum in helping communications service providers (CSPs) adopt network functions virtualization (NFV) to deliver the unified, hybrid telco cloud at MWC 2016. The company claims it has experienced a significant increase in…